Domestic Abuse Services Oxford

Site: Woodstock - James St

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Contact Information
Office Phone Administration 519-539-7488
Toll Free Phone Crisis Line and Inquiries 1-800-265-1938
Crisis Phone 519-539-4811 or text 519-788-9993
Fax 519-539-1163
E-Mail info@daso.ca
Website www.daso.ca
Social Media Facebook
Primary Contact Rhonda Hendel, Executive Director, Domestic Abuse Services Oxford; Phone: 519-539-7488 ext 223; Email: rhonda@daso.ca
Alternate Contact Jennifer Weicker, Residential Services Manager, Domestic Abuse Services Oxford; Email: jennifer@daso.ca
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Important COVID-19 Information: Domestic Abuse Services Oxford offers programs and services for women, children and adolescents impacted by domestic abuse and/or homelessness. Programs and services include: * emergency shelter for women, children and adolescents impacted by domestic abuse and/or homelessness. Shelter space is limited and not all requests can be accommodated. * transitional support and counselling services by telephone or computer * 24/7 crisis/information/support telephone and text lines * risk assessments and safety planning Domestic Abuse Services Oxford has many services to offer. These include:

* Crisis/Help/Support Line
* Community Counseling
* Residential Shelter Services
* Sexual Assault Counselling
* Transitional Resource Program

Believe in Me
This program is currently on hold and not operating: Program designed for children/adolescents who come from a home where their mother has been abused * weekly group offers participants the opportunity to talk about their feelings, learn how to express anger appropriately and improve self-esteem * a group for mothers is held concurrently which helps teach them how to support their child/teen * assistance with transportation and child care for siblings may be available * transportation can be coordinated. Free and confidential.
Hours Administration: Mon-Fri 24 hour service

Crisis Line: 24 hour service

Believe in Me: Group Meetings are after school, call for times and locations
Areas Served Oxford County
Boundaries Oxford County
Eligibility Women and their dependents in Oxford County who are impacted by domestic abuse and/or homelessness

Crisis/Help/Support Line: Available to anyone who needs information related to domestic abuse and/or homelessness

Believe in Me: Children and teens 4-16 years, must be accompanied by mother or guardian
Application Intake assessment is required for all programs.
Languages English ; Translation services can be arranged
Fees None
Agency Information
Description (Agency) Domestic Abuse Services Oxford provides programs and services to women, children and adolescents impacted by domestic abuse and/or homelessness.
Established 1974
Primary Executive Rhonda Hendel, Executive Director; Phone: 519-539-7488 ext 223; Email: rhonda@daso.ca
Alternate Executive Jennifer Weicker, Residential Services Manager, Domestic Abuse Services Oxford; Phone: 519-539-7488 ext 222; Email: jennifer@daso.ca
Funding Regional / Municipal - County of Oxford ; Provincial - Ministry of Community and Social Services, Ontario Ministry of Health ; Foundation - Donors
Site Information
Located In Community Woodstock
Address & Map
975 James St
Woodstock, ON N4S 0A5
Intersection Springbank Ave S and James St
Mailing Address c/o Domestic Abuse Services Oxford 
PO Box N4S0A 
975 James Street 
Woodstock, ON 
Canada N4S 0A5
Physical Access Fully Accessible ; Designated parking at entrance ; Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance ; Barrier-free washroom including door and stall ; Dedicated accessible washroom with all features

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